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On December 13, Virgin Galactic scripted history with the success of the maiden space flight of VSS Unity that culminated in a safe landing, fulfilling a long awaited dream
Boeing Forecasts demand for 2,300 new airplanes in India valued at $320 billion, over the next 20 years, which is up by 200 airplanes from their last year’s forecast. Exceptional domestic passenger traffic in double-digit over the last 51 consecutive months and rapidly expanding low-cost carriers (LCCs) drove up the demand.
Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s AirBuz, speaks to Dr Dinesh Keskar during the Boeing presentation on Current Market Outlook (CMO) in the capital.
Air travel has never been such a good deal for consumers as not only are fares staying low, the options for travellers are expanding
Unless and until airlines can edge ticket prices upward, India’s turbulent airline industry is likely to fly into even stormier weather
Availability of internet connectivity while flying in a business aviation aircraft, opens up the aircraft cabin to an increasingly high level of activity related to the business domain of the company.
An aircraft is a complicated asset to operate and maintain and requires a solid team of domain expert professionals to manage it.
The MEBAA Show is the foremost business aviation platform in the Middle East – assembling the industry’s leading organisations and most influential enthusiasts to drive the industry forward. Here’s alook at aircraft, which were on display this time...
Bringing together Industry stalwarts, flag bearers and most influential corporate travellers to drive the industry forward, the MEBAA show is the foremost business aviation event in the Middle East.
2018 was an exciting and tumultuous year for aviation. AI and digitisation continued to make significant inroads introducing novel and
The complexities of the tendering process and innumerable bureaucratic impediments are not the only problems that have been militating against privatisation
Financially stressed Indian carriers want all airports and oil-marketing companies to grant them a month’s extra and unsecured credit to improve their liquidity and waive penalties for late payment.
SpiceJet, reported its second quarter results of the fiscal year 2018-19 (FY19) and much like the results of other listed airlines, it recorded loss for the quarter.
In October 2018, IndiGo reported its second quarter results of the fiscal year 2018-2019 (Q2FY19). The result was a net loss of 652.1 crore and highlighted the challenges facing Indian aviation.
The Vistara–Jet Airways combination is expected to deepen its full-service roots and focus on capturing the premium travellers market.
On November 5, 2018, United Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. With this, the airline became the first North American carrier to take possession of the 787-10, the newest and biggest variant of Boeing’s long-haul 787 wide body jet.
Residents of Bilaspur will now have air connectivity from their city as in the first week of December 2018, Bilaspur Airport has was granted the licence for operating commercial flights.
Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has planned an increase of 17 per cent international Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) over the coming winter schedule.
In the last week of October 2018, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey, unveiled Istanbul’s new international airport, which his government claims to be the world’s largest.
30 new airports are likely to come up in the country in next 15 months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the country’s 100th airport at Pakyong in Sikkim.
On November 08, 2018, the Government of India accorded sanction to privatise six airports. The ones chosen for operation, management and development through a public-private partnership (PPP) model are Lucknow...
Korean low cost carrier Jeju Air has placed an order for 40 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes with options for 10 additional aircraft. The order that includes options, is valued at $5.9 billion at list prices.
On November 16, 2018, the first Airbus corporate jet, the ACJ320neo, has successfully completed its maiden flight at Finkenwerder, the plant of Airbus in Hamburg.
Engine manufacturer General Electric (GE) has completed the final flight of its original 747-100 flying test bed. The aircraft N747GE was the oldest active 747 in the world.
In the first week of November 2018, Airbus successfully completed the first flight of its A330-800 aircraft. The aircraft MSN1888 took off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at around 10.30AM and landed after about four hours.
The number of Airbus A320neo airliners in the country has crossed the 100 mark, including 50 with budget carrier IndiGo Airlines alone.
Michael Schöllhorn, 53, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Airbus Commercial Aircraft, effective February 1, 2019. Dominik Asam, 49, to succeed Harald Wilhelm, 52, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in April 2019.
As the year 2018 draws to an end, Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expresses his optimism about the prospects for the global airline industry for the year ahead.